Middleburgh housing project draws scrutiny from state Department of Environmental Conservation

The state Department of Environmental Conservation is investigating a housing development project in Middleburgh after town Planning Board members approved substantial changes to the project without appropriate review or additional public input.  Amid the ongoing DEC investigation, Middleburgh Planning Board members and village residents clashed over the Middleburgh Meadows project atContinue Reading

Merger Scrutiny, Open Banking Included in Biden's Executive Order

President Joe Biden signed an executive order on July 9 targeting what he labeled anticompetitive practices in banking and other parts of the economy, declaring it would fortify an American ideal “that true capitalism depends on fair and open competition.” The sweeping order includes 72 actions and recommendations that BidenContinue Reading

AEP energy mix draws scrutiny during final day of evidentiary hearing on environmental compliance proposal | Energy and Environment

A day after American Electric Power representatives testified before West Virginia utility regulators in a case that will help shape the state’s energy future, regulator staff, industrial and environmental group witnesses made their own cases for what the utility should do next — and how ratepayers should pay for it.Continue Reading

Regulators Ready, Gladiators Ready – Digital Markets to Face Greater International Scrutiny | Proskauer - Minding Your Business

Across the globe, an increasing number of international regulators have opened inquiries or adopted new rules and regulations to address competition law concerns about digital platforms and digital markets.  Whilst the spotlight is likely to initially fall on the conduct and business practices of large online platforms – the so-calledContinue Reading